Ten Vegan Archetypes of Schitt’s Creek

Once you see the characters as vegans you’ve known, you’ll never be able to un-see them…

Marla Rose
8 min readOct 6, 2020
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This weekend, Schitt’s Creek fans got the great news that Netflix was releasing the last season of the beloved Canadian show a few days early. After cleaning up at the Emmys for their fantastic writing, acting and, well, everything, I thought there was no better time to celebrate this amazing ensemble and show. I haven’t watched the new season yet but can’t help but see archetypal vegans I recognize in some of the Schitt’s Creek characters I love. While none of the characters from the Creek are vegan, it’s not hard to imagine the kind of vegans they be if they were.

David Rose
The Neurotic Vegan

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David Rose is the kind of vegan who accidentally had dairy cheese two years ago and he swears he can still taste it even after he got a bespoke tongue scraper. If you’re a server, David has a lot of questions for you. Like a lot. You might think he’s persnickety but he doesn’t mean to be. He’s just careful because if you think you are going to cook his pristine vegan food on a contaminated surface…